25. This Court has personal jurisdiction over NetApp. Upon information and belief, NetApp regularly conducts business in the State of Texas and in this judicial district and is subject to the jurisdiction of this Court. Upon information and belief, NetApp has been doing business in Texas and this judicial district by distributing, marketing, selling and/or offering for sale its products, including, but not limited to, products that practice the subject matter claimed in United States Patent Nos. 6,425,035 (“the ’035 Patent”) and 7,934,041 (“the ’041 Patent”) (collectively “the Patents-In-Suit”),
and/or regularly doing or soliciting business and/or engaging in other persistent courses of conduct in and/or directed to Texas and this judicial district.
COUNT 1: INFRINGEMENT OF U.S. PATENT NO. 6,425,035
Crossroads incorporates by reference the allegations set forth in the preceding paragraphs. 7.
On July 23, 2002, the ’035 Patent was duly and legally issued. A true and correct copy of the ’035 Patent is attached hereto as Exhibit A. Crossroads is the assignee and the owner of all right, title, and interest in and to the ’035 Patent. The ’035 Patent is entitled to a presumption of validity. 8.
On information and belief, Defendant has directly infringed the ’035 Patent. On information and belief, Defendant continues to directly infringe the ’035 Patent. 9.
Specifically, on information and belief, Defendant has directly infringed the ’035 Patent by making, using, offering for sale, selling and/or importing into the United States certain of its products including at least the following: NetApp E5400 Series Storage Arrays (including but not limited to the E5460, E5424, and E5412) (hereinafter “the Accused Products”). 10.
Further, on information and belief, Defendant has been and now is indirectly infringing by way of inducing infringement of the ’035 Patent with knowledge of the ’035 Patent